Environmental Advisor Job Description

Environmental Advisor Job Description

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Environmental advisor provides advice and guidance, and assist with the obtaining of environmental consents, permits and exemptions such as discharge consents, abstraction licenses and environmental permits.

Environmental Advisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Be familiar with and communicate the requirements of current applicable environmental legislation, particularly with an understanding of infrastructure and related applicable environmental legislation
Provide regulatory support, issue management/resolution and negotiation expertise in the application of state and federal hazardous waste management and corrective action regulations (Washington state Dangerous waste regulations, Model Toxic Control Act, and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act)
Communicate and promote environment management ethos and concepts
Carry out site inspections and ensure legal compliance to applicable environmental legislation is maintained
Manage a large permitting effort, including response to regulator comments and developing negotiating positions
Effectively work with projects to develop permit application material that meets the regulatory requirements and is consistent with other operations on site
Review permit application materials from various projects to ensure consistency in approaches
Provide guidance to projects/operations to ensure compliance with the regulations and/or permits
Evaluate results of regulator compliance inspections and provide assistance in responding to issues identified
Develop and present negotiating strategies based on thorough a regulatory analysis that supports client's interests

Environmental Advisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Advisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BREEAM, CEEQUAL, LEED, OHS, NEBOSH, ISO, CSP, ASP, GSP, CHMM

Education for Environmental Advisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental advisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Science, Environmental Management, Sustainability, Education, Technical, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Management

Skills for Environmental Advisor

Desired skills for environmental advisor include:

Environmental legislation
Ecology mitigation
Environmental licences and consent applications and regulators
Environment management
Waste management
Working with the healthcare sector
Construction Industry
Environmental management and mitigation
Best practice and codes of practice
Consents/permits application and regulators

Desired experience for environmental advisor includes:

Interface with client and representatives from the regulatory agencies
Monitor and develop environmental performance across the projects
Ensure environment issues are discussed at review meetings
Review RAMS and other construction documentation for compliance with project environmental requirements
Prepare / submit reports as required
Communicate best practice across the business

Environmental Advisor Examples


Environmental Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an environmental advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental advisor
  • Carry out regular audits and inspections of sites, supply chain
  • Mentor and coach staff with environment duties / responsibilities
  • Carry out other relevant duties as required from time to time
  • Responsible for working with DES on CEMs and LDAR compliance matters, and for preparation and oversight of reports to internal departments and external agencies
  • Lead for scheduling contractor to support LDAR and CEMs compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Promote continuous improvement of environmental / sustainability performance of the project by fulfilling the duties of an Environmental Advisor
  • Provide direction, support and assistance to all project personnel to enable them to manage their environmental duties and responsibilities
  • Represent and promote the Environment Department in meetings, workshops, management reviews and forums
  • Support external liaison with regulators Environment Agency, Local Authorities etc
  • Have a qualification at degree level in appropriate Environmental / Sustainability discipline
Qualifications for environmental advisor
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Environmental Science/Studies required, Masters’ degree or equivalent professional license preferred
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of operational and managerial experience in an environmental compliance and business development role within the energy sector
  • 15 plus years experience in air regulations
  • Highly preferred BS degree in Engineering, Environmental or Science
  • Extremely knowledgeable or expert level understanding of the Clean Air Act, LDAR and CEMs as they relate to Dominion natural gas operations
  • Apply writing skills to prepare and/or review compliance and regulatory documents

Environmental Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an environmental advisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental advisor
  • Ensure on site compliance with environmental legislation, consent/permit conditions, and coach teams in applying controls and mitigations
  • A strong knowledge of environmental management and mitigation
  • High level interaction with external stakeholders, especially members of regulatory authorities, NGOs, community groups, rate-payer associations
  • Managing the contractor
  • Ensure that HSEQ objectives are embedded into projects and owned by line management
  • Drive Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality compliance across projects and provide high quality specialist support and advice directly to line management on how they should control HSEQ risks
  • Support line management at meetings with Clients and providing information as required
  • Create an open “challenging” culture of communication to facilitate learning, to motivate individuals and teams alike throughout all stages of the work process to support sustained HSEQ improvements
  • Support the delivery of the Behavioural Safety programme ( Take Care/Making Safety Personal)
  • Have operational health & safety and/or environmental and/or quality experience
Qualifications for environmental advisor
  • Licensed to operate a motor vehicle or capable of obtaining license
  • Experience of developing, implementing and working with Environmental management systems compliant with international standards such as ISO14001, EMAS
  • A relevant accredited auditing qualification or membership of a professional body
  • Skill in information management systems such as Livelink or Sharepoint
  • Skill in developing and writing procedures
  • Relevant health and safety qualifications NEBOSH General or Construction Certificate as a minimum

Environmental Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an environmental advisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental advisor
  • Be a confident and engaging individual, who can motivate others and who has strong influencing skills
  • Be an effective listener, able to quickly assess situations or problems and can demonstrate a flexible approach to problem solving
  • Have strong analytical skills with excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Build the capacity of national BIOFIN teams and other core stakeholders, ensuring a good understanding of the BIOFIN Methodology, including gender aspects
  • Provide general oversight, technical support, quality assurance and impact monitoring of BIOFIN outputs and processes in BIOFIN core countries, in particular in ensuring national level outputs are produced in line with scheduled deadlines and existing quality standards for data, based on the 2016 Workbook and emerging new guidance
  • Support the BIOFIN Manager in guiding and overseeing core countries in the identification and establishment of the most appropriate transformational national-level processes, targeting key finance-related stakeholders such as Ministries of Finance and Planning and private sector entities
  • Travel to BIOFIN core countries as needed to support the engagement and technical success of the National BIOFIN Teams by providing policy advice, technical advice and delivering trainings
  • Engage in capacity assessments and capacity development of national stakeholders as required, helping to build up a large pool of experts in each country that possess the basic skills to implement the BIOFIN tools
  • Support and provide inputs to global, regional and national technical workshops, regional conference calls, technical webinars and discussions on online platforms as requested by the global BIOFIN team
  • Support the continuous improvement of the BIOFIN Framework, methodology and specific tools and other materials provided to core and non-core countries as part of BIOFIN’s methodology development objectives
Qualifications for environmental advisor
  • Excellent written and verbal (formal and informal
  • Associates degree plus significant relevant work experience
  • Full time adviser role to ESD
  • Interpret and implement state and federal regulations
  • Potentially negotiate NSR and/or Title V permit content with agencies
  • Manage environmental compliance assurance system and procedures

Environmental Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an environmental advisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental advisor
  • Ensure on site compliance with environmental legislation and coach teams in applying controls and mitigations
  • Write up articles, case studies and other materials emerging from the BIOFIN process, summarizing key experiences and lessons from core countries, including delivering content for at least one case study and website article per quarter
  • Develop four specific knowledge management products per year based on in-country learning
  • Deliver high quality inputs for bi-annual donor reports on progress and impact in BIOFIN countries within given deadlines, and provide other inputs as required for briefing notes, case studies, knowledge management products, press releases and other media products develop by the global BIOFIN Team
  • Monitor and provide environmental and sustainability specialist input at a site level
  • Provide onsite support ensuring compliance with environmental legislative requirements and the requirements of the BMB Management System
  • Assist site team to understand environmental issues and promote best practice
  • Provide general environmental and sustainability support and advice to the site team during site set up, construction and demobilisation
  • Undertake regular reviews of the performance of the site team (including subcontractors/supply chain) with regard to meeting environmental requirements (legislative and contractual) through site inspections and audits
  • Strong knowledge of construction projects
Qualifications for environmental advisor
  • Provide training for and stewardship of environmental programs
  • Participate in and conduct SSHE compliance assessments
  • Perform environmental reviews and coordinate interactions with project teams
  • Develop compliance documents to communicate environmental content to organization
  • Produce regulatory reports as required
  • Participate in regulatory advocacy efforts, networks, HQ workshops, and surveys

Environmental Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environmental advisor
  • Managing the Waste Management Contractor to ensure compliance and efficient disposal methods
  • Familiarity with civil engineering methods of construction, Skill in updating, maintaining, operating and evaluating all Bentley software and related equipment
  • Provide advice and support to operational teams on environmental matters
  • Develop and maintain local environmental management and sustainability plans
  • Liaise with client, regulatory bodies and subcontractors on matters of environmental management and sustainability
  • Deliver value adding environment projects and support ecological enhancements
  • Provide on-site advice to operations and design teams on environmental management, compliance and project specific mitigation measures including pollution control and ecology protection
  • Deliver environmental training, toolbox talks and undertake onsite coaching
  • Investigate environmental incidents and support the business to implement controls to prevent repeat occurrence
  • A degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management
Qualifications for environmental advisor
  • Support Title V compliance certifications and reasonable inquiry systems
  • Perform field walk-throughs and maintain active role as a safety champion
  • Participate in release reporting responsibilities and occasional turn around coverage
  • Experience in air regulatory compliance and the NSR and Title V program is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of the petrochemical and refining industries is desirable
  • Experience interacting with EPA and TCEQ personnel is preferred

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